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"Streamline Diagnosis and Repair"
This seminar covers a variety of new technologies that many technicians and shop owners are not aware of. Many of these technologies can be used to streamline diagnostics, repair, record keeping, data storage, data sharing, information access and more. Many different options will be covered, including but not limited to: smart phone apps, valuable web sites, file storage and sharing options, non-automotive software applications and some new diagnostic tool options. All of the tools and techniques discussed will be accompanied by actual cases of how they have been effectively used. This is not only a class where technicians benefit, service writers and shop owners will pick up some valuable tips as well
Eric Ziegler: Eric has over 30 years of experience as a technician with an extensive diagnostics background. Eric is an ASE Recertified Advance Level L1 Master Technician who has spent a great deal of his career focusing on automotive electronics, engine management diagnostics, module programming and network communication. He is the owner of EZ Diagnostic Solutions, a mobile business that services the Peoria Illinois area. EZ Diagnostic Solutions specializes in module programming, drivability diagnostics and electrical, networking issues. EZ Diagnostic Solutions also supports collision centers by performing diagnostics, programming and calibrations on Air Bag, ABS/Traction control, Blind Spot/Lane Departure, Adaptive Cruise Control and all factory electronic systems. Eric specializes and manages all facets of EZDS services and operations. In addition to owning and operating EZDS, Eric is an accomplished automotive trainer working for Automotive Seminars and the Driveability Guys training technicians in the latest diagnostic techniques and technologies throughout the Midwest and US. He regularly attends and trains at some of the automotive industries top training events like Vision KC, ASA ATE, Automechanika, NESSARA, AV Tech Expos, KOI, Indiana ASA and the CAN Conference.
"Advanced Functional Scan Tool Testing"
This seminar will cover the unique value of using:
- Graphing mode
- Bi-directional function testing by using cause and affect information.
- Picking and using specific parameters based on the vehicle symptoms.
- The value of the 10 Modes of OBD II
- What can be seen in Mode 10 that you may be missing along with a load of other important information and case studies.
Bill Fulton is a Certified Master Technician with L-1 certification. He has 40 years automotive experience and over 20 years of training experience.Bill is the owner and operator of Ohio Automotive Technology, which specializes in automotive aftermarket technical training seminars.
In addition, Motor Service Magazine voted Bill the USA’s #3 Automotive Technical Instructor. Bill is the author of Mitchell’s AED Manual (Advanced Engine Diagnostics), and also the author of several Lab Scope and Drivability manuals such as Ford, Toyota, GM and Chrysler OBD I and OBD II systems, in addition to his own 101 Lab Scope Testing Tips. Bill has also instructed for Precision Tune, Mitchell, OTC, and Standard Motor Products and Vetronix.
Hybrid Vehicle Overview
This seminar will provide a good overview of Safety, tool, equipment, hybrid batteries, inverter, converter, scan tool,case studies and much more. Hybrids are out there and getting older needing to be diagnosed and repaired. So what are you waiting for? your shop? Join Pete Meier (Motor Age) and G. Truglia (TST, ATTS) for this hybrid-focused seminar. Topics to be covered include hybrid vehicle safety, tools and equipment needed, hybrid components and their functions, preparing for the ASE L3 hybrid test and much more.
"Managing The EVAP Monitor"
This Includes Asian, European, and Domestic Systems
This Sometimes the differences in various EVAP systems can be a challenging ‘maze’ to maneuver through when DTCs bring vehicles into the bay. Using a baseline of commonality, this course takes technicians into the latest OEM specific systems; Non- Diagnostic Leak Module Systems - Engine vacuum based systems - Key off natural vacuum systems – Diagnostic Leak Module Monitor Systems - Pressurized pump systems - Vacuum pump systems.
The majority of common EVAP monitor systems used by most manufacturers are covered in this course.The course includes practical tips for getting the most diagnostic information from various tools such as a smoke machine along with advanced scan tool information including OBD II Mode $06 data.
Since 1989, Dave Hobbs has served as a hotline adviser, field engineer and technical trainer for Delphi Corporation (Delco Electronics) where he has assisted thousands of dealer and independent techs with diagnostic problems. An ASE Master L1 technician, member of IATN, MACS and SAE, Dave has over 15 years of real world experience as an independent repair shop technician. Dave also serves as an instructor for Indiana’s Ivy Tech College teaching drivability and electronics.Known as a frequent speaker at national training seminars, Dave is a qualified master hybrid instructor, has been featured in numerous automotive training videos and writes for Motor Magazine.Two decades of training engineers and service techs around the world has given Dave the unique ability to bridge the theoretical with the practical!Dave and his wife Teresa have three grown children and live in Kokomo, IN.On weekends you’ll find Dave hosting a Christian radio morning show on Kokomo’s Z92-Five. (FM) Dave’s website:www.hobbsautotech.com
"Reprogramming with J-2534"
Instructor's Pete Meier and "G" Jerry Truglia
Today there are two to three options for programming or reprogramming modules on vehicles. In the aftermarket most shops and technicians cannot afford to purchase all the dealer tools or even an AutoLogic for European vehicles. There is an alternative the Drew Tech/ Launch/Snap-On/ Bosch J2534 reprogramming box.
This webinar will focus on using the J2534 box to reprogram vehicles in the aftermarket. The webinar will provide all the necessary steps to follow, some simple and some not so simple. With so many different OE websites and different procedures any step that is not followed will waste time and cost you money. This webinar will help provide you with information on what you need to know about J2534 programming in order to keep you out of trouble.
Unlocking the Diagnostic Power Of Your Scan Tool
No matter what aftermarket scan tool you are currently using, odds are you are not using it to its full potential. And that is costing you time and money! In this Motor Age/TST webinar, you will learn scan tool proficiency, how to use scan data to direct your diagnosis, when to use Global OBD II and when to use enhanced modes, and how to mate your scan tool, scope and DVOM for a better diagnostic result.